Project Technical Representative- Spent Nuclear Fuel & Decommissioning

Requisition ID:  2481


Tractebel is a global community of 5000 imaginative experts engineering a carbon-neutral future. Through our game-changing solutions for complex energy, urban, nuclear and water projects, we help our clients create a positive impact towards a sustainable world, where people, planet and profit collectively thrive. 


Work environment 

The Mechanical Equipment Department N48 of the Nuclear Entity is in charge of the following tasks:

  • Procurement of mechanical equipment, nuclear fuel and associated services
  • Quality surveillance, supplier & repair qualification
  • In-service inspection and plant/material ageing management
  • Fuel quality control and handling
  • Site mechanical equipment modifications and site works follow-up  
  • Diversified expertise in mechanical equipment design, manufacturing & operation

Within this department, the Nuclear Fuel  & Casks Group more specifically manages the described tasks in the framework of the nuclear fuel and of spent fuel &waste management for Electrabel and Synatom Customers.


In the framework of the current major projects related to Spent Nuclear Fuel Management, Emptying of Deactivation Pools and Decommissioning [new spent fuel storage buildings, spent fuel & radioactive waste transport/storage casks, fuel repair, damaged fuel conditioning, fuel accessories management, etc.], you will be in charge of the following activities in close relation with the Project Managers and the Customers:

  • Drafting of requests for quotation, bid evaluation and Customer support for negotiation; 
  • Contract follow-up from the kick-off meeting to site delivery and acceptance tests;
  • Equipment Manufacturing follow-up in close cooperation with the Quality Surveillance group and with the Customer;
  • Supervision of interventions in nuclear power units;
  • Assisting and technical expertise in support of Customers and Plant Operators; 
  • Interfacing between Utilities and Contractors;
  • Assisting the plant operator and the Customer in meeting and technical discussions with the Belgian Safety Authorities;
  • Organizing of and participating into reviewing activities of safety files for spent fuel and radioactive waste casks and damaged spent fuel treatment;
  • Participating in international tenders in the framework of the Mechanical Department nuclear activities.


  • Engineering degree, preferably in mechanics or electro-mechanics - nuclear engineering degree or similar education path is a strong advantage;
  • +5 years experience with at least 2 years working experience in the nuclear sector;
  • Interest in design, manufacturing and site operation activities;
  • French or Dutch speaking with a very good command of English;
  • Proactive, assertive, self-controlled personality;
  • Used to work in a team and in project mode with customers;
  • Leadership and coaching capable 
  • Analysis and synthesis skills;
  • Common knowledge of MS Office applications;
  • Accepting missions abroad, including possible expatriation;
  • Accepting long term commitment.

Tractebel welcomes candidates from all backgrounds, and actively promotes Diversity in the workforce.

Business Unit:  GBU Energy Solutions
Division:  ES Tractebel L2
Contract Type:  Permanent
Job Type:  Full - Time
Professional Experience:  Junior (experience < 3 years)
Education Level:  Master's Degree